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""The Best of the Staycation""

My sister-in-law and myself stayed in the Ice House Hotel last week for 3 nights and really enjoyed the break. Spotlessly clean throughout and all Covid measures adhered to. Had breakfast delivered to our room at no extra cost due to Covid, ordered the night before and arrived piping hot and delicious.

We had a hot stone massage and facial, one hour each treatment, so 2 hours of complete bliss, the best treatments I have ever had, the therapists were Shaunagh and Leanne and excellent at their job. Hot tubs lovely also.

Overall 5 star break.

"The Best of the Staycation"

We stayed at the ice house last weekend and it was amazing. We stayed in a riverview suite, Wedgewood and it was beautiful. There was so much room and everything was finished so well. Staff were very friendly and food was good. We got massages which were great and the spa is good despite the steam room etc being out of action. Only complaint is that we stayed at the beginning of our tour of the west of Ireland and no other hotel came close to compare to it!


We’ve had such a gorgeous stay here at the ice house!! We stayed in the copper room, This hotel has been on my bucket list for a long time and it didn’t disappoint! We had seaweed baths and the girls in the spa were so nice, so welcoming and so accommodating!! We had a fabulous meal in the restaurant and the staff were all so good to us especially Bart (Not the simpsons) we had such craic with him, my partner proposed to me here and everyone was so kind and congratulating us!! It didn’t disappoint and We will be back ASAP!!

 "Chill time"

Definitely the best hotel I've stayed in in a long time. The atmosphere is just so friendly and warm. Rooms are top class. Food is excellent. Staff are lovely and friendly. The bar is just so perfect. Good range of drinks. Sean the bar man is very knowledgeable. He is great craic too. I will be back again for another relaxing and very enjoyable stay. Even the wet weather didn't dampen our stay.

"Pure bliss"

Beautiful hotel in a stunning location. The staff were extremely efficient and pleasant. The food was delicious and the views from the dining room and bedroom were fantastic. The spa was an amazing and luxurious experience. I would love to return.

"Treat night"

Such a fabulous venue. Luxury at its finest. We had a lovely meal, a stay over night and a beautiful treatment in the stunning chill spa. Every bedroom is overlooking the river Moy. Staff are so professional and friendly.


I love this fantastic hotel. We have stayed here several times and every time we have had an amazing time. Rooms are beautiful and staff are really lovely. You are their main concern. We will be back.

"Birthday visit"

If you are after somewhere to instantly switch off for 24 hours or more - look no further, so relaxing.

"Babymoon Bliss"

This is my third time staying in the ice house and I love it just as much as the first time. I’ve come to realise this is the hotel standard I hold all other hotels to and why I never enjoy a stay elsewhere! Every staff member is so pleasant, the spa staff are so talented, the food is lovely, rooms perfect and spectacular view.

"Amazing weekend" 

We cannot say enough about the venue and staff of the Ice House. Our spa weekend away before my sisters wedding was everything and more. From the moment we checked in we were taken care of. The spa and the staff were amazing. The restaurant and food was beautiful. A special thanks to Seamus who was so attentive to our table and running around making sure we had everything. It was a fabulous break away. Relaxing and great value for money. Thank you Niall and staff.

"Amazing experience"

Amazing experience from check in to check out, staff so friendly and professional, food excellent, atmosphere in general wonderful.
The pinnacle of the experience was the room for me, it was out of this world. What a view I felt so at one with nature and spent some time meditating and a nicer setting I couldn’t have chosen.
Thanks so much to all the staff of the Ice House Hotel for such a memorable stay.
Looking forward to returning very soon and getting to use the spa facilities which unfortunately I couldn’t fit into my schedule this time.

"Really enjoyable stay at the Ice House Hotel"

We stayed in the Ice House Hotel last week for our wedding anniversary and we couldn't have been happier. Our room was excellent and the view from it out along the river Moy was stunning.
The bar food and breakfast were excellent and the service and quality of the dinning in the restaurant was simply out of this world. All the staff from the Reception, Thermal Spa, Bar, Restaurant were very helpful and their local knowledge was great.
We took a drive along a small part the Wild Atlantic Way to Downpatrick Head and Ballycastle and saw some pretty amazing scenery.
The best part of our stay was the restaurant, well I like my food... It was top quality. No real dislikes
Thank you to all at the Ice House Hotel for a lovely stay. James and Martina Moran

"Helpful staff and great view of ducks"

The bedroom faces onto a wide river, so from your bed you can see lots of birds like herons, swans, and a cute little duck family with the baby ducks all swimming in a row behind the mammy duck 🙂 I also saw an otter while eating breakfast.
The staff are very friendly and helpful too 🙂

"Wonderful food and great view"

We stayed one night - dinner and breakfast. All rooms have a spectacular views overlooking the Moy river. The food was superb and the service excellent. It is a bit pricey but worth it for a special occasion

"Sweet suite love for a first wedding anniversary"

Stayed here yesterday for our first wedding anniversary! We were upgraded to a suite which was amazing!! From start to finish it was all perfect! All the staff were so friendly and went out of there way with extra special touches to make our anniversary extra special! The spa this morning was so relaxing! Treatment was so nice! I actually didn't want to come home today lol will definitely return.

"The Ice House will be top of our list when we return to Ballina"

The riverside suite were truly soooo comfortable, spacious and with some beautiful river views. The changing weather and storms of course created spectacular rainbows every day...not bad for a view from the bed.

"What a beautiful hotel in a stunning location"

I feel so rested after the trip away. The room had an amazing view out onto the river where we were able to observe lots of different wildlife. The spa was very nicely fitted out and the staff were very attentive. I loved the art on the walls. Everything was so tasteful. The food was very good. The vibes were chilled out. It was a really lovely relaxing trip away in a beautiful part of the world.


We had a fantastic time, It was faultless, your hotel, the facilities, the staff were all fantastic and couldn't be more helpful, you gave us free use of the spa for our second morning as a token for our 25th wedding anniversary. the food was superb, the hotel is spotless and extremely comfortable. I was a chef for 30 years and worked all over . this was my favorite stay, even if only for one night.

"Brilliant Stay"

I can’t recommend the wonderful Ice House Hotel highly enough having recently spent 2 nights there. All the staff were superb, friendly, efficient and had a pride in their work. The bedroom locations are perfect- we felt we were on a cruise ship as the bedroom faced onto the flowing Moy river. The restaurant also faces this lovely view. The food was excellent including the delicious buttery scones! The manager Niall runs a great hotel and must be very proud of his great staff.


The view was amazing. Food was good. Breakfast is freshly cooked.Staff is professional and friendly! Bed was so comfortable! Beautiful place to bring your mum or a partner for escape! Very relaxing vibe. Belleek Castle and amazing park , on the other side of the river! tea room looks lovely , bright and cosy!

"Amazing stay highly recommended!!!!!"

The views of the river and the rooms are amazing even the bathroom nice touches like the lights in the floor and the bath very comfy beds also ,the food was very tasty and presented very well 10/10 you guys are doing a great job ,very pleased with my stay thanks a million .

"Another great stay at The IceHouse"

The view from the rooms are amazing and our spa experience was wonderful, helped by the magnificent weather. The cocktail bar man is a credit to the hotel, wonderful gin menu!

"Pure relaxation at the ice house"

Absolutely gorgeous stay in the ice house hotel, the views from the room were amazing, food was gorgeous and the gin tasting was great!

"Great weekend break"

Overall relaxation and chilled out atmosphere of the hotel. Spa facilities were top class, therapists are professional and friendly. Rooms are clean and spacious we stayed in the Riverside suite. Highly recommend the breakfast very enjoyable.

"Lovely Break"

Spent a night here in March with husband. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Spectacular views of the river Moy from our spotless and comfortable modern room. Dinner was delicious. Breakfast buffet and cooked to order hot food were traditional but refined! Staff were attentive and friendly. A definite winner.

"Fantastic HotelEverything"

Great staff and fabulous hotel. Very relaxing atmosphere. Fantastic food. Highly recommend

"Amazing Spa night away”

We were heading away to London for a few nights and booked a night at the ice house the night before as it was quiet close to knock airport. We had treatments booked for 12 noon on the first day. We went straight to the spa as knew our room wouldn’t be ready to check in. Elaine the spa manager greeted us and said she had our room key ready to bring us straight to our room after our treatment.

We relaxed in the beautiful relaxation suite before our treatments looking out on the water, pure bliss! My treatment with Celine, a voya scrub followed by a deep tissue massage was one of the best massage I’ve ever had. Celine was brilliant and really worked out any tension I had. Will defiantly request her if i return. My partner had a voya deluxe facial, cant remember his therapists name but loved his treatment. Used the hot tub after, amazing sitting out in the freezing cold in a hot tub in January. Our room was amazing; we were upgraded to a spa suite, water views, balcony two televisions, comfortable bed etc. Enjoyed a seaweed bath before bed which was set up in our bedroom bathroom, delivered with water herbal tea and candles.Breakfast the next morning was quickly served and fresh. Loved everything about our stay wouldn’t change a thing, will defiantly recommend and will be returning again soon even if just to use the spa. Thanks Elaine & everyone.

"We totally relaxed and refreshed our tired bodies"

I treated my husband to a night away, just us, just me and hubby - no kids... just packed a small bag, short drive from Galway to Mayo (very pretty too via maam)....and then arrived at the Ice House, greeted by a lovely setting, great bar, great restaurant, fantastic views and hot tub, outside - in the cool air. Then we relaxed in the relaxation room with fresh fruit and nuts... and magazines and again - a fantastic view. We loved our one night here and will return, it was lovely and quiet - yet the hotel was full - you wouldn't notice, you would honestly think it was just your little secret - plenty of places to chill and chat... we loved it! and thanks to the staff for making it easy to relax too. Next time I'll book a facial in the lovely spa!

"Great service and made us feel special"

Had a wonderful night at The Ice House. We were greeted by a lovely lady who showed us to our room which was upgraded to a suite. We went to the bar for a few drinks and the staff were very friendly and even dropped us into the town after the shift had finished. I found the staff went that extra mile to make us feel welcome and we will certainly be returning again.

"Love this Place"

I adore The Ice House. Views are stunning, rooms are perfection, food is great and service is top class. This is the perfect destination for a romantic getaway, bar none. If you want breathtaking full length views of the river, go for one of the more modern rooms, if you like old world charm, a heritage suite.... Either way, you will be so relaxed and blissed out. I LOVE THIS PLACE!



Light, bright and lovely

With clean lines, a contemporary feel and views across the River Moy that’ll take your breath away, our beautiful bedrooms are cocoons of loveliness.



Breathtaking views as standard

With floor to ceiling views across the River Moy and your own private balcony, our Riverview Suites give you space to really call your own.



Classic with extra class

Think home but a whole lot more lavish! Timeless furnishings, character filled design details and classic comforts set the stage.



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